Update your space
Above: For a subtle refresh, a coat of paint in a pastel shade helps to enhance the sense of light in a room. Pale green awakens the senses while giving a subtle nod to the botanical trend. Pavilion Blue, £45 for 2.5 litres of Estate emulsion, Farrow & Ball.
Left: For a radically different take on the floral trend, add a bold feature wall. This Summer Tropical Bloom wallpaper, £195 per roll from Sian Zeng’s Classic Seasons collection, creates a vibrant focus in the room. Pair with potted plants to turn your bedroom into a botanical paradise. Wonderful Wood
Above right: There is a timeless quality to a wooden floor. Elevating any interior scheme, it adds to a comforting atmosphere to relax in after a busy day. This Guildhall solid oak flooring is priced from £74.76 per m2, Broadleaf Timber.
Below: A patterned blind not only enhances privacy but can also be a stunning decorative feature. The delicate monochrome floral print on this sheer fabric roller blind stands out against the grey wall, illuminating the room with natural light. Rosehip Luna blind, £32.55 for H30x
W30cm, from English Blinds.
Right: Shutters provide a stunning alternative to blinds and curtains, and look fabulous from both the inside and out. Choosing a vibrant colour will create a beautifully bold feature, while a subtler shade, such as pale grey or blue, will give a sleek, elegant look. Full-height premium teak wood shutters in Dulux Trade Luna Landscape, £166, California Shutters.
Below: The right carpet can add a wealth of character to a room as well as providing warmth and comfort throughout the winter months. With beautiful scarlet butterflies interspersed with delicate florals, Timorous Beasties’ Ruskin Butterfly wool-mix carpet in yellow gives a traditional design a modern twist. £89.99 per m2 at Brintons. layering up
Below right: One of the best ways to pull a bedroom together is to opt for curtains, wall colour and bedlinen in complementary tones. Using different shades of grey adds depth to this sophisticated scheme. For a more decadent feel, dress your windows with sheer voiles and floor-length curtains in Mosaic Heather fabric, from £53.50 per m, Iliv. ➤